Dutch king pays tribute to home care professionals at reception

Koning Willem-Alexander en Koningin Máxima houden in het Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam de traditionele…

Posted by Het Koninklijk Huis on Tuesday, January 12, 2016

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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Queen Máxima of Koninklijk Paleis Amsterdam keep it in the traditional ‪#‎nieuwjaarsontvangst‬ for Dutch guests. Princess Beatrix, princess margriet and Prof. Mr. Pieter Van Vollenhoven are also present at the reception. They receive some hundreds of guests who represent the Dutch society. Are also invited representatives of organizations that are working in the home care.
King Willem-Alexander in his speech: " we know how much responsibility there on your shoulders as professionals in the home care alone. We also know what happened to people themselves are asked. A third of the Dutch provides informal care. Two hundred people do that very intense, more than eight hours per week. I have great appreciation for your commitment to the carers also as well as possible to support. You're doing it together to limit the most vulnerable people to give the care that they need to really " home " to feel."
Here you can read the speech: bit.ly/1mT3l3x

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